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Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
in san francisco is doing to honor the victims of sandy hook elementary school. >>> light rain right now and wind. this looks like a very active week. not only rain but very cold reading ifs upcoming up the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve. we'll have a lot of rain. >> between we will have pretty cold air. colder than last weekend. you told me you were cold last week. you will be really cold tuesday night into wednesday. there is pretty steady rain out there. nothing too heavy. it will be with us through the morning hours and giving away a partly cloudy mild breezy day. 50s and 60s more on that cold air in five minutes. >>> san francisco traffic looking pretty good approaching the 80 split. wet weather will make for a tricky commute on a monday. moving along and taking a look at the commute here on the toll plaza, metering lights on early. there is a delay past 880. now let's go back to the desk. >>> in developing news we
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Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
for christmas. >>>less weather is causing significant delays at san francisco airport. a manager tells us that departing flights are 45-90 minutes behind schedule and at least 25 flights have been canceled. mineta san josi is reporting a handful of delays. we have a link on ktvu.com so you can track your flight. just look under "hot topics." pg&e crews are working to restore power to thousands of bay area customers of the most of the outages are in the north bay where almost 4,000 customers are still without power there. are about 700 customers out of power on the peninsula. 440 in east bay, 360 in the south bay. and about 70 in san francisco. >>> wet roads may have been a factor in a series of traffic accidents. emeryville a two-car crash on 580 eastbound slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened before the macarthur maze. an ambulance was on the scene, but the highway patrol hasn't said if anyone was injured. >>> in hayward an accident happened around 2:30 in the nourish lanes near the a street exit. the highway patrol has not said what caused the pile-up. >>> officials at squaw
FOX
Dec 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
'll have a live report from newtown, connecticut. >>> we have developing news tonight in san francisco where a standoff is now underway with a man and possibly a hostage. that has led to the evacuation of a residential building where the man is hold up. jade hernandez is live at california and larkin with late details. jade? >> ken, police say a man who's threatening he has a weapon is refusing to come outside his apartment. traffic is being diverted from california to larkin and the streets between larkin and hyde are closed. no pedestrian traffic is being allowed through at this hour. 30 minutes ago, san francisco police spokesman told us a hostage negotiator is out here. the department has a s.w.a.t. team and their technical command post set up. police cannot confirm whether or not this man has a person inside the apartment with him. but let's take a look at the video we captured earlier when we arrived, which was shortly after police arrived here in the 1400 block of california. officer carlos tells us dispatchers received a call about 6:30 this evening from a man who told them he
FOX
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
of the masacre and for the community of newtown. >>> a handful of people also gathered in san francisco's golden gate park today to reflect on the connecticut tragedy. an informal vigil was held there this morning. some people wrote notes to the victims and others simply cried. >> i haven't met them, but it doesn't mean they are not my neighbors, doesn't mean they are not people i don't love. >> organizers said they wanted to provide a place for people to come together and share their deep sense of sorrow. >>> people have been posting their thoughts and condolences on our facebook page. mary writes, 26 families now live the rest of their lives in grief and nothing anyone can say or do can change the pain that they all have in their hearts. >> you can post your condolences on our facebook page. just search for ktvu channel 2. >>> we are learning new details about adam lanza, the man police say is responsible for the school shooting. this photo we're about to show you of the 20-year-old was released today. state police say three guns were used in the shooting. cnn reports lanza had access to at le
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> reporter: we're live in san francisco where an an arson investigator is on scene trying to determine the -- where an arson investigators -- is on the scene trying to figure out what sent a firefighter to the hospital. >>> the new york stock exchange has been sold. what it means for investors and the u.s. economy. >> reporter: a grandmother gunned down near her house. >>> a very cold start to the day. coming up, the neighborhoods that are currently in the upper 20s and when rain returns to the forecast. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. >>> it's thursday, december 20th. we begin with breaking news out of san francisco where a firefighter has been taken to the hospital after a fire. lorraine blanco is live on broad street with the information on the firefighter's condition and how muni service is being affected. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i can first tell you that an arson investigator is on scene right now trying to determine the cause of this fire. firefighters say it
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
>>> a dangerous house fire in san francisco early this morning sends flames shooting from a natural gas line near the home. what happened to the people who were sleeping inside at the time. >>> it's a race against the clock. the last-minute effort to prevent the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff before the deadline of midnight east coast time. >> reporter: new year's eve partiers who want to leave their cars behind will have a lot of options. we'll tell you about the different transit agencies offering free rides this evening. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, december 31st, new year's eve. in overnight news, san francisco firefighters had their work cut out for them when a natural gas line burst outside an apartment that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curb
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Dec 21, 2012 5:00am PST
the fire. >>> san francisco international airport prepares for one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season. we'll tell you what conditions are like at the airport and why the conditions could change lar today. >>> we are gearing up for a wet, windy morning commute. i'll have what you can expect in a moment. >>> good morning. it is friday, december 21st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is off. rosemary orozco is here today. you mean i need an umbrella today? >> yes unfortunately and i would say keep it handy for the entire weekend. we have three systems. the first one moving in this morning and the second on saturday the third on sunday. let's take a look at the where the rain is falling. it's been over the north bay for several hours. santa rosa picked up a half inch of rain already so far this morning. we have pretty good rain falling along highway 101 at windsor at this time. you will find this visibility is low. it is breezy at times. we do have a wind advisory for parts of san francisco as
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 5:00am PST
parents fear for their own children in schools right here. ktvu tara moriarty live in san francisco now to tell us how school officials are taking precautions to make sure schools and children are safe. tara. >> reporter: many schools have fences like the one you see behind me that are designed to keep visitors out. they ask people to go to the office and register. but if they don't and someone means harm it's questionable how far people will go. california superintendent discusses new metal detectors. he has alerted all 1100 public school districts to review safety plans. >> try to minimize the risk as best you can. but we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents argue that adding more security won't keep someone from entering a school. pointing out that sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> school had security. had extra security. more than her school does. >> you still need to be free to roam and there are children. but adults need to be
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: as important as security,
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
and something warm to wear. the preparations underway for a big giveaway in san francisco this morning. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark has the morning off. >> good morning. i'm pack cook. tori campbell is off today. it's -- i'm pam cook. it it tori campbell is off today. >>> a christmas morning fire in the south bay. it started a few hours ago. janine de la vega is on the scene and joins us from campbell. how does it look out there, janine? >> reporter: well, the fire is out here at this commercial building on del avenue. firefighters are still putting water on it. you can actually see the smoke still rising in the air coming from that building. now, originally we were told that the firefighters had not entered the building yet for safety precautions. let's go to some video. here you can see some flames shooting from the roof. we were told they were 50 feet up in the air at one point. firefighters were called to the scene just before 5:00 a.m. they immediately started to attack it from the outside. the
FOX
Dec 16, 2012 7:00am PST
. mary's cathedral in san francisco for their organ and canter service that will start at 7:30. coming up we will try to go in and speak to the pastor about his plans for the service today. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holida
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
the country today. >>> you can see the lines are getting longer. things are getting busier at san francisco international airport. we'll show you what the conditions are like right now and why the conditions may change. >>> wet, windsy conditions marching through parts of the bay area this morning. i'll have what you can expectcoming -- expect coming up. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 21st i'm dave clark. >> and i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. let's get a quick look at weather and traffic. rosemary is in for steve. this is the first day of winter. >> you are right. the arrival of winter. here comes the winter storm. actually we're not as cold out there this morning. the winter chill will subside with this moist more mild air in place. with the cloudy conditions overhead temperatures anywhere from 10-20 degrees warmer. we've got rain falling over the north bay. you can see steady moisture pulling in. we see heavier rainfall. clear lake down into hidden valley. and it's off the bay or off the coast i should say heading into highway 1. this will continu
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
dropping news out of san francisco where four pedestrians were injured when they tried to get out of the way of a speeding vehicle. it happened at 10:00 tonight at the city's twin looking points. four people werewalking when a driver came speeding down the road near that look out point. several people had to jump out of the k rail to get away. two of them had to be taken to the hospital, two of them possibly in critical condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutt
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Dec 18, 2012 4:30am PST
. this is the most movement they have seen in the talks. >>> an event is scheduled in san francisco to mark one year since troops left. an event is schedule he had to get underway at noon. again, security remains a challenge in the country 9 people were wounded and were wounded in dozens of bombs across the country after suffering a stroke. >>> richard engel is safe after he and his crew were held captive for five days in syria. two kidnappers were killed by assyrian rebel group. ingle and -- richard engel and his team are now okay. >> i am glad to see he is doing well. >> yes. >>> we will show you off the 80 freeway as you come off to the mcarthur maze, it looks good to the bayridge toll plaza area and if you want a good drive there are no problems on the bridge. same thing here in san jose airport area, they are doing very well. here is steve. >>> thank you. we have mostly clear skies off the coast we will have some build ups later on and the dry land has more support over land. we have 12 to 14 degrees cooler than it was this time yesterday. 26 up in tahoe. we had 54 and 55 degrees. that cold air
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> breaking news in san francisco, a fire at an apartment building, our crew is on the way and we will let you know more about this straight ahead. >>> and it is the 124th homicide of the year we will tell you what a grandmother was doing when she was gunned down. >>> the new clues found after last week's deadly school shooting. >>> live in san jose, people are waiting out in the cold to get toys for their kids, we will tell you how much more this charity needs. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, december 20th, i am dave clark. >> let's get a quick look at weather and traffic, mark is in for steve to tell us how cold it will get. >>> we are all shivering and today is the last day of fall and winter begins tomorrow morning. current numbers, we do have some frost and temperatures are in the 20s and we have a few spots fairfield and concord, livermore checking in at 30s and rain showers are up to the north and i will let you know when the rain moves in and how much rainfall you can expect over the weekend, sal has an update on traffic, good morning sal. >>> w
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
to that criticism. >>> 6:07. thousands of people lining upright now in san francisco out in the cold. they are looking for some holiday cheer. ktvu brian flores is outside glide memorial church right now. where there are delights waiting for the people who are waiting out in the cold. what is going on? >> reporter: hi, dave. we just got here but in terms of the people that have been here, they have been here since yesterday afternoon. late last night. just to get a free holiday meal today, this morning. take a look behind me. thousands of people already in line here in front of glide memorial church for that holiday meal. talk a little bit more about what is going on here today. let's bring in gene cooper. she is with glide memorial church. tell us what is going on. >> today with staging our grocery bag give awhat. annually we give out 5,000 to 5500 glide memorial bags. >> reporter: talk to us about the need for this program every year. >> well, you know it grows. we have a great population in the tenderloin and san francisco in general. there are very low income and under served and
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
've had light conditvery happ to see that getting into san francisco. the wet weather has not reached the toll plaza but it certainly has reached parts of the north bay. rosemary will be here in a moment to elaborate on that. 237, westbound, looks like some sun there and traffic light. when you see this light traffic, you know we're having a lighter than usual day. in the south bay, we don't have a lot of slow traffic, just some traffic approaching the mckee road turnoff. let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning. gearing up for a wet holiday weekend ahead. ten minutes until the official sunrise. a mix of clouds out there and a few peaks of sunshine. we're looking at rain continuing to shot. all the way down into san francisco. this eventually will hit the ground and it should happen toon. the north bay has been hammered at times. along highway 101, redwood boulevard, san marin drive, light to moderate rain falling in nova doe, lucas valley, san rafael, seeing light to moderate rain. it was coming down pretty good a few minutes ago. light rain all the way down into daly city and it looks
FOX
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
. napa35, san francisco 46, san jose 37 degrees. definitely off to a cold start this saturday morning. forecast headlines for today, shower developing, it'll be chilly. tomorrow just a chance of a few sprinkles and the highest chance would be in the north bay, especially up toward sonoma. we are tracking multiple storms on the long range weather maps. at least for today here is the system we are tracking, the sources rainfall around eureka. already cloud cover into the area and that rainfall not to far behind. here is the forecast model. we will take it into the morning about an hour from now at eight mostly cloudy and cool. temperatures from around 30 to 45 and then by the afternoon, by 12:00 showers developing especially up in the northern half of the area. you will see more activity off shore and then throughout the afternoon hours off and on showers likely and temperatures only making it into the low to mid50s. these numbers not a big change from yesterday in places like fairfield and antioch. most of the afternoon in the upper 40s. briefly topping out at 50. san jose 54, san mate
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
. the principal at saint cecilia school in san francisco says her school has put up gates in spaces that were once open. >> any gates that we have are pass word protected to get people in. and our doors are as much as possible, we try to have wooden doors where the outside people will be able to come in, so it will be a little harder to shoot-out the glass and come in. they would have to come in through a lot of wood first. our number one job besides teaching our students is to make sure that they're safe, that they know they're in a safe place and very much loved. >> according to the superintendent, it is important to note that awareness and training may have saved lives in connecticut. after the columbine killings in colorado in 1999, schools started doing armed intruder drills like earthquake and tornado drills, and officials say you can expect those to increase. we don't know yet when or if sandy hook elementary will reopen. but when the kids do return to classes, they will likely go to an unused school in a town about seven miles south of newtown. that school will be ready to open by wednesda
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Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
in san francisco. firefighters say the call came in about 8:15. when they arrived, they found smoke in the building. they evacuated the building as they searched for the cause. within a few minutes, they were able to locate the source of the smoke. it was a fire inside a restaurant. shoppers were allowed back in. >>> two pedestrians were badly injured in oakland this evening, near lake merritt. police say both were taken to the hospital. one in critical condition, the other with serious injuries. they were in the crosswalk of grand avenue when they were hit at 20 minutes until 7:00. there was a prius on the scene with the front bumper damaged. >>> protesters calling for the immediate closing of a 7- eleven. the store sits on the former site of a deli that closed down in august of 2010. protesters say because of city zoning laws, the site should have reverted back to residential zoning after the deli closed. >> that 7-eleven has parachuted in against the city's own laws. that's why we're here. we believe the city has actually not followed its own laws. >> the mayor of san mateo says
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Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
to collapse at a gas station in san francisco. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. >>> it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie
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Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
in san francisco joined the debate about gun control. . >>> good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen nailer. >> i'm david stevenson. heather and ken are off tonight. heavy rain pounded the bay area overnight, as another winter storm rolled through the region. and while the wet weather haslet up a bit, it's still causing problems for people and businesses. we have live team storm watch coverage tonight. meteorologist mark take maya is tracking the conditions, but we begin with christien kafton, live at san francisco airport where holiday travelers are dealing with the delays. >> reporter: that's right. take a look at the big board. we checked with duty manager and there are a few delays up on the board, delays about an hour at this point due to the wet weather. passengers are hoping for a break in the weather. at times today, the rain pounded down, forcing people to scramble for over. oakland's farmers market is open, rain or shine, depending on the foot traffic. farmers here have even more reason to watch the skies. >> we need the rain for our crops and for our apples, but
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Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
is not the day for that discussion, debra villalon live in san francisco with all those who say now is the time to have that talk. >> reporter: well this is 101 california, the high rise where almost 20 years ago a crazed gunman killed eight and wounded six. then as now there are calls for change. >> i don't think today is that day. >> reporter: when is the day to talk gun reform? mark kelly, married to congresswoman giffords said the discussion can no longer wait. and feinstein is calling on congress to debate america's gun culture. declaring weapons of war don't belong on our streets or in our theaters, shopping malls and schools. >> it was very similar to the day that i was shot. >> reporter: activist mindy fikelstein was surrounded by children when a man opened fire. >> the problem is too many guns. people who shouldn't get their hands on gun have the ability to do so. >> reporter: the pistols used today a glock and a sig. and connecticut like california has strict rules. >> the united states, 8,400 deaths a year due to gun violence. we have got to do something about it. and congress has go
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Dec 19, 2012 10:00pm PST
found a room at the hamilton family center in san francisco. as the temperature drops the director says it's heart breaking to have to turn away hundreds of other families who need help. >> very often they're out in cars, or they're doubled up in situations that they shouldn't be in. >> reporter: the hamilton center has 70 rooms, all full with nearly 250 homeless families on the wait list. >> they have children with them. >> reporter: continuing unemployment and high rents in the city make it especially difficult for families to find permanent housing. >> they often have to move out of the city because the rents are so high here now. >> reporter: just started a job at a barbershop and his family east christmas wish is to leave the shelter soon. the center is trying to raise donations so that they can help even more families through this holiday season. in san francisco, jana ktvu channel 2 news. >> as i pointed out it's cold out there right now. it is 42 degrees in mountain view. 41 in san jose. how cold is it going to get? 39 degrees. napa and santa rosa, in the low 30s. 33 in fairfiel
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Dec 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
you live including live radar. just go to ktvu.com and click on the weather tab. >>> san francisco police are trying to track down the person who gunned down a young man in the city's bay view district. police say the 18-year-old victim was shot at least once at about 10:00 last night on oceola lane near lasalle. a friend of the victim's drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. his name has not yet been released. >>> an investigation under way after a passer by discovered a body. at about 11:30 this morning, district police were notified of a body that had been discovered at point pinol regional. the body is that of a male but didn't release any other details. they have not said yet whether the body could be that of a 77- year-old man that went missing in island strait last week. investigators hope to have more information tomorrow. >>> a hiker reports a sexual assault, we have details on how authorities are handling an attack on a well used east bay trail. >>> pushing for tighter gun laws, a bill senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce in an effort of keeping ot
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
at san francisco, north 101 looks good approaching the 880 split, let's go to dave and pam. >>> many bay area schools are on high alert. channel 2 reporter allie rasmus has more on a scare yesterday that had police searching two local campuses, allie? >> reporter: well, it is a sign that most schools across the country are not taking any perceived threats lightly. here we are in pleasant hill, this elementary school and the daycare, they are all located next to each other. they were briefly locked down after somebody called and said, you are next and immediately hung up. steve lawrence sent a recorded phone message about this incident and the school's immediate response. >> as a parent of two daughters, i understand the urge to want to protect our children in these confusing times it becomes an overriding feeling to want to protect our children. >> reporter: now the police came to all three campuses to make sure there was no viable threat to the schools. the schools were in lockdown and they were safe and secure at at the time. police determined there was no threat but they are working
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Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
of the bay area. in san francisco wind and water battering this awning may have helped it collapse on to a tree and car. >> i just was thanking god that me and my family wasn't in there. we were in the car last night. >> these photos show the inside of the awnings rusty base filled with water. a tarp corrects the car now. she won't be driving home tonight. >> the hood is in and the whole window is out. the trunk is like -- it's just bent down. >> reporter: as city public works crews chipped away, another problem continued to keep drivers from using all lanes. back in the east bay in oakland, a fallen tree limb shut off electricity to 1500 customers around 6 tonight. >> tree fell across the road and broke three of our lines. primary lines. that shorted out the circuit and opened a breaker. >> reporter: pg&e crews managed to get power back on within an hour and a half. >> i went up when i saw the truck and looked and said hey, i wonder what that is. and there was a tree down. >> reporter: we also checked in with public works. they're just one of the departments that has a crew on cal
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Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
airport. and shifting the maps up to the north, not a lot to show you in san francisco. we have more rain showers in the forecast for tonight. coming up i'll have those details. also the timing of two more tomorrow storms. >> up in the sierra it's snow right now. they could get anywhere from 2 to 5 feet by this sunday. mike, what's it like up there? >> reporter: expected to be a night of travel. if what we saw earlier today because of this snow is any indication, if you've got travel plans, you need to watch this. the pictures -- >> severe. >> reporter: speak -- >> nerve wracking. >> reporter: for themselves. when the snow finally hit it the sierra it hit fast. >> we didn't see it coming. >> reporter: this was the 5000 elevation level this morning. this was the exact same spot 30 minutes later. >> and it's not just the snow. -- >> reporter: it's also the wind gusting making conditions hard to see. wind and snow combine to create at times moments of whiteout driving conditions. at times conditions got such that portions of interstate 80 shut down, traffic at a standstill because of these c
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
:20. a preliminary hearing set said in the -- debt today in the case of a san francisco -- set today in the case of a san francisco couple who kissed a pimp. prosecutors say they murdered this man in june after finding out their daughter may have been working a as prostitute for him. he was shot -- as a prostitute for him. he was shot in his car. two other men are also charged in this case. >>> and a preliminary hearing will be held today for a san francisco man accused of performing cosmetic surgery without a license. prosecutors say nine people reported getting botched procedures from carlos guzman at the derma clinic in san francisco's mission district. those procedures include liposuction and face lifts. he's also been charged with sexual assaults. >>> lawmakers are considering a vehicle license fee increase. if approved, the fee would go up to 2% of the vehicle's value. that would raise about $70 million for the city. the board of supervisors will reside -- will decide whether to put the proposal on the november 2014 ballot. it would need a simple majority to pass. >>> zip car is expanding
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Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
pretty well around the bay area. as a matter of fact, we will go to san francisco and take a look at northbound 101 actually we are going to start with westbound 24. first. and then look at 101. 24 westbound looks good between walnut creek and oakland. if you are driving in san francisco here it is. northbound 101 traffic looks good approaching the 80 split. we are coming up on 4:30. let's go back to brian and pam. >>> we do begin with breaking news at a fire. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from the scene. janine de la vega is down there at the scene. we will check in with her in a moment. >>> meantime oakland police are searching for the person who abandoned a stolen truck caught fire causing a nearby fire to also go up in flames. and ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is there with more information on who was injured and video of the huge flames. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are looking for the person who started that fire and they are also looking for the person who stole that vehicle. you can see behind me the amount of wrecka
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Dec 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
are dropping as the coldest night of the season sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water literally boils out of the ground at indian springs resorts bubbling to the surface at 212 degrees. it cools to 102 by the time it reaches this massive outdoor pool. >> you see where i'm at? >> reporter: these women traveled from the northwest coast to find refuge here. >> i am going to try to stay in the warm water as long as i can. >>> plumber ryan hermes was getting ready for a long night ahead. >> it's going to be a cold night. last year it was pretty bad. we had a lot of cracked pipes. >> reporter: he offers this advice, cover them or turn them off. >> that's what
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 5:00am PST
the morning commute is looking good in san francisco off to a nice start approaching the downtown area. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> at 5:00 we have breaking news coming in from campbell. firefighters just found a body as they rushed to an apartment house fire. janine de la vega is there. she's been there since 4:30 this morning. what is the very latest? >> reporter: the coroner is still here actually in the back of the apartment complex here on kiness drive. fire investigate evers are here on the scene trying to figure out how this fire started and who was the person who died here. at around 1:15 this morning residents at this apartment complex called 911 because they saw smoke coming from the carport at the complex. when they arrived firefighters discovered a storage unit under the carport was on fire. they distinguished it and opened up and found a body. police spoke to the owner of that storage unit and here's what the sergeant had to say. >> we have talked to the person who's belongings are in the storage unit. they are unaware of anything suspicious. they are unaware of a
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
last week. two san francisco police officers saved the infant's life by performing cpr and rushing the baby to the hospital. 39-year-old nicca gnash has been charged. >> the bay area is bracing for one of the coldest nights of the year. how the cold may actually help certain plants. >> reporter: right now we happen to be at fire station 2 in san rafael. their fire trucks are equipped with ski gees. they have access to high power water vacuums. this is how folks are preparing for freezing temperatures. at sunny side nursery, workers moved a couple thousand plants under an overhang. >> these are things that come in that we don't want it exposed to the freeze coming in. >> reporter: preparation here for tonight's freeze warning began days ago when these young citrus plants were moved out of the elements. >> this this has come out in the last couple of weeks. the tissue is soft and tender. this is the stuff that gets damaged. sounds like bill martin is calling for it to get down to 30 tonight, which below freezing but not real, not a killing frost. so people should be conscious of cove
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Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> thousands of people started lining up yesterday in the cold, in san francisco, just to get a free holiday meal this morning. brian flores is outside glide memorial church. you've been out there since this morning. what's going on? >> reporter: a sea of people, at least a block long. thousands of people in line. some have been here as early as yesterday afternoon to get a free meal. every year, grace memorial church does this children where any give a bag of groceries for those who need it. this year, the church expects to give 5,500 bags of groceries. people have been in line hoping to get chicken, turkey, potatoes, pasta, beans and i many of -- and these items many of us take advantage of every day. many of these people with homeless. >> we see a lot of growing seniors accessing our services. it's doubling and tripling compared to years in the past. if you look at the demographics, the senior population is growing because the baby boomers are getting older and more people are getting on social security and disability as they reach the older years and they are really tight on money. >> re
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
troops from iraq. . >>> time now 6:55, the event will happen at noontime at the san francisco building on federal street. one year after troops left, security in iraq is still a problem. yesterday 29 people were killed and dozens more were wounded in bombings across iraq. the president as well had a stroke and was rushed to the hospital. two people were seriously hurt after being hit by a car in oakland. it happened near lake marin. a man and woman were hit in the crosswalk and they were taken to the hospital. one is in critical condition and the other has serious conditions. the mall was evacuated as a fire broke out in a restaurant. firefighters rushed to the westfield on market street at 8:15 last night. there was smoke in the building and they found it was coming from inside a restaurant. they put out the flames is and nobody was hurt. >>> for the second time in two years, somebody has stolen a living christmas tree out of chuck's yard. he planted a tree after his son died of cancer and this year, the third tree was broken off and taken away. >> if he had knocked on my door i would
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
.m. to 8:00 a.m. those areas, basically the entire bay area except san francisco under a freeze warning or frost advisory. 43 in napa. we're going to look at the forecast, overnightless for your neighborhood. >> now to cara where the freeze warning is in effect tonight. >> reporter: here at san rafael fire station, firefighters are on standby. they have access to high powered water vacuums in case anybody's pipes burst overnight they can help with flood control. at north bay animal hospital owners are being reminded to keep pets warm. >> just like humans, elderly president pets and puppies are at higher risk. >> reporter: vet tech recommends bringing animals indoors. if that's not impossible. >> i like heated pet beds. i have clients that keep their animals in the garage. those work well to keep them warm. especially older pets that can be really hard on their joints. >> reporter: sunny side nursery was busy with folks trying to protect their garden. >> got a large orange tree with a lot of fruit on it right now and a lemon tree. and has fruit on it as well. the freezes are not good. i'
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